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Phone: 315-228-7750
Fax: 315-228-6823

Providers

Dr. Merrill Miller

Merrill L. Miller MD
Director
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Dr. Merrill Miller is in her 34th year as Director of Health Services for Colgate's 2850 students and team Physician for Colgate's athletic teams. She has been hailed in the "Medics " section of People magazine as the country's first and only female head physician for a Division I or I-AA college football team. A native of Kew Gardens, New York, she is a graduate of Cornell University. She did her medical training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, the University at Buffalo, and SUNY-Upstate Medical University, where she maintains a faculty position in adolescent medicine/pediatrics. She is co-chairperson of Colgate's Health Sciences Advisory Committee, a founding co-chair of Colgate's Wellness Institute, a Board member (and past President) of SOMAC Ambulance Corps, an Advisory Board member of the Fiver Children's Foundation, and a Board member (and past President ) of Community Memorial Hospital. She is a recipient of the Pediatrician of the Year, John LeFevre Athletic Appreciation, and Maroon Council awards. She has received the Colgate Senior Class Award, a Maroon Citation, and was elected to the Colgate Hall of Honor in 2013. She is also the host and producer of the weekly WRCU-FM radio show, "What's Up, Doc?"
Stephen J. Jackowski

Stephen J. Jackowski
RPA-C
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Stephen Jackowski is a Registered, New York State Certified, Physician Assistant since 1992. He attended SUNY @ Potsdam and the Albany/Hudson PA Program. Stephen is the Associate Director of Health Services and has been at Colgate since 1996. He enjoys seeing a wide variety of health concerns.
Tina Young

Tina M. Young
RN, ANP-C
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Tina Young, Nurse Practitioner and Associate Director of the Health Center, brings over 25 years of experience in College Health, with 15 years working at Colgate University. Tina attended Syracuse University for her ungraduated degree in Nursing, and received her Masters from SUNY Stony Brook, specializing in Mental Health. She spends her leisure time fishing, hunting, gardening and hiking The Adirondacks. One of her many goals is to be a “46er”.
Pamela Lewis

Pamela B. Lewis
RPA
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Pam Lewis, B.S., R.P.A. has been a New York State registered Physician Assistant since 1983.  She received her PA training at King's College.  Pam has worked at the Health Center since 1995.  Prior to that, she had worked in both internal medicine and college health.  Away from Colgate, Pam spends her time attending her three sons' lacrosse and hockey games, gardening, knitting, restoring an old house and taking care of her menagerie of animals.
Lindsey Gilchrist

Lindsey Gilchrist
NP
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Janis Lever

Janis Lever

RN
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Janis Lever, Registered Nurse, has been at the Student Health Center for over 20 years. Prior to working at Colgate she was charge nurse at Faxton Hospital in Utica N.Y. Janis attended Saint Elizabeth School of Nursing in Utica, N.Y and also received a BA in Social Work from The University of Tampa. When she is not at work, Janis travels to the Adirondacks where she hikes, kayaks and snowshoes. She enjoys spending time with her two sons, Matthew and Benjamin, when their schedules allow.
Kelley

Julie Kelley
LPN
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Julia Kelley has been an LPN since 1973. Over the years she has worked in many varied areas of the health field. Most recently Julia became a grandmother to Max and Harper and enjoys that aspect of her life. Owning her own home and flower gardens keeps Julia happily busy.
Julie Dolly

Julie Dolly

RN
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Julie Dolly, Registered Nurse, attended SUNY Morrisville.  Prior to working at Colgate Student Health Center, she worked at Upstate University Hospital in the Emergency Department and on the Cardiovascular/Telemetry floor.  When she is not at work, Julie spends time attending her sons’ soccer games.  She also enjoys traveling with her husband, Bill, and two boys, JD and Alex.  In addition, Julie tries to find time to run, garden, and practice yoga. 
Karen Morano

Karen Morano
RN
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Main Office

Nancy Orth

Nancy L. Orth

Office Manager
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Nancy Orth is a 33 year Colgate veteran. As Office Manager, she oversees all business functions pertaining to the Health Center, including the student insurance program. Outside of Colgate she enjoys the outdoors, mother nature, and is an avid animal lover and advocate. 
Ruth Bridge

Ruth Bridge
Administrative Assistant
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Ruth has worked at Colgate for 15 years. She is the smiling face that greets students at the Health Center. Ruth also handles all patient referrals and insurance preauthorizations. Working at Colgate is a family affair, Ruth’s twin sister, son and daughter-in-law are also Colgate employees. Away from Colgate, Ruth enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. 
Tina Sharp
Tina Sharp
Office Assistant
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Tina Sharp has been with Colgate's health center since November 2013 as a part time office assistant. Tina's office duties include answering phone calls, scheduling appointments and welcoming students when they come in for their appointments. Tina has a wide range of background skills that include Real Estate, banking, and managing a masonry business and now is delighted to add the medical field to the list. In her free time Tina enjoys her small animal farm that includes peacocks, Llamas, potbelly pigs, guinea hens, ducks, cats and beef cows. She also enjoys every moment she gets when her 2 boys come home for a visit.


Per Diem Staff:

Katie Jordan                               Linda Giordano                            April Lamunion 
RPA-C                                          RN                                                 RN